They're made the butt of many jokes on the internet. Their odd choice of lifestyle is viewed at as strange. They're labeled largely as perverted sex-philes that don't really care who (or what) they stick it in. They're also the heroes of many video games and gamers don't think twice when playing as them.
What I'm referring to here are furries and, like it or not, in the video game world they're as popular as ever and aren't going anywhere anytime soon.